An unused garage can be converted into a living room to use available space and add an extension onto a home. A living room should be comfortable, providing entertainment and seating for those who wish to relax. With a little time to spare and a few supplies, you can convert a garage into a comfortable living room.
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Things you need
- Entertainment centre
- Coffee table
- Large rug
- Table lamp
- Space heater or air conditioning unit
Clear the garage area so it is a large empty room, removing any stored items. Clean the floor of any dust and debris.
Place the large rug in the centre of the garage floor; this will cover the concrete flooring so it is more comfortable to walk on.
Place the entertainment centre against a wall near an electrical socket. If no outlet is easily accessible, use an extension cord to provide an electrical source for your TV, lamp and heater.
Put the TV on the entertainment centre and plug it in.
Put the table lamp on top of the entertainment centre and plug it into the extension cord or outlet.
Place the sofa in front of the entertainment centre. Leave enough room in between the two to place the coffee table and to allow for easy navigation.
Place the coffee table in between the sofa and the entertainment centre. Leave space for leg room between the sofa and the table.
Position the space heater or air conditioning unit in an out of the way area near the electrical socket to regulate the temperature of the garage.